Discovery certificate for object 2018ikd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 24883 [ 2018TNSTR1759....1N ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-11-12 13:05:12
Reporting Group: ZTF     Discovery Data Source: ZTF

J. Nordin, V. Brinnel, M. Giomi, J. van Santen (HU Berlin), A. Gal-Yam, O. Yaron, S. Schulze (Weizmann) on behalf of ZTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018ikd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF18abtrktm
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 00:23:37.184 (5.9049322) DEC = +04:42:21.89 (4.7060801)
Discovery date: 2018-11-03 04:34:00.000 (JD=2458425.6902778)

Remarks: Known SDSS and/or MILLIQUAS QSO/AGN


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-11-03 04:34:00.000
Flux: 18.4928 ABMag
Filter: g-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Archival info: Other
Remarks: ZTF non-detection limits not available

Details of the new object can be viewed here: